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Seven Seas Festival
May 19 - May 21
A free festival of the Seven Seas, encompassing world arts, culture, food, and music.
Poole Harbour BIG Wheel
The Poole Harbour BIG Wheel, our giant Ferris wheel will be a key focal point to this event, providing an amazing view over our beautiful Poole Harbour, to Sandbanks & Brownsea Island Bird’s eye view of the Seven Sea’s Festival, the wheel will be open for FOUR weeks throughout May and over Bank holiday
Harry Rocks – Main Stage
The main stage will rock the socks off Old Harry Rocks! We will be hosting a variety of well know crowd pulling local artists, Iconic tributes bands as well as headlining acts. We can promise you the ‘Fruit de Mer’ of entertainment. All you have to do is come join in the fun. The world really is your lobster!
Live and Unplugged Acoustic Stage (Europe)
Our local acoustic stage will be situated in the heart of Europe and will showcase a variety of talented local artists. There will also be many Mediterranean influences sacheing in via Moulin Rouge Cancan and skirt twirling Flamenco dancers and who knows you may even have to dodge the odd charging bull.
Ikle Eskimos – Kids Zone (The Arctic)
Our Ikle Eskimos Giant Igloo will house the children’s area which will provide a variety of children’s FREE entertainment, crafts and activities throughout the day.
There will be a full schedule of FREE children’s entertainment, to include eco kids Maritime inspired workshops, circus workshops, kid’s disco hosted by CBB presenters and Mr Merlin, If that wasn’t enough… Come and meet Elsa from Frozen, Pegga pig and friends.
The Seven seas festival is very family friendly with bouncy castles, children’s fun fair ride’s, face painters and more.
Maritime Stage & Arena
The Poole Maritime Arena is situated in the centre and is the focal point of the event; it will exhibit all aspects of maritime life in Poole. Our Maritime stage will be a platform to showcase performances from local schools and university students; expect to witness circus and fire shows.
The stage will be ram packed with Sea Shanty bands and Maritime Maidens that have been carefully selected to set you off sailing on a magical adventure together. Here you will also ‘see’ a ‘sea’ of maritime inspired stands and stalls, from fishing shops, boat building, gig club, kite surfing & water sports to Sunseeker luxury yachts & power boats.
A host of maritime experts will also be on hand to share their wealth of knowledge in all things nautical
Carnival Stage (South Atlantic)
An infusion of colour, sounds & carnival inspired cocktails, we will transport you from the glitz of Rio de Janeiro carnival, with full costume dancers and high energy samba classes from Salsa Explosion through the jungle and onto an African safari with drum beats and tribal dancers. You really will feel like you are at a tropical carnival
Jazz & Blues Stage (North Pacific)
We take you on a journey into the Deep South, New Orleans with our Jazz and Blues Stage all washed down with bourbons and beers while sinking your teeth into USA inspired Man v Food style competitions.
Pirates of the Caribbean Stage (North Atlantic)
Come down to the Irie bar to relax with reggae & rum; stir it up with Bob Marley or shake on down…Then get your booty shaking and shout ahoy to the awesome DJs we have for you provided by Afro*disiac FM team on the Pirates stage.
The Seven Sea’s fun fair, will make you scream if you want to go faster and will have all the fun of the fair. We will be offering a variety of rides for all ages, from Waltzers to Sizzlers, to the highly decorated traditional carousel.
VIP Hospitality Arena (Southern Sea)
A beautifully designed VIP hospitality area, with waitress service, will be offering bespoke food and drinks packages -internationally inspired- to entertain clients and provide full VIP hospitality to delegates, local businesses and sponsors
The VIP enclosure is situated by the Main Stage for you to enjoy the entertainment from your own seat with waitress service.
Friday 19th May – 12.00 – 22.00
Saturday 20th May – 10.00 – 22.00
Sunday 21st May – 10.00 – 18.00
Find out more at https://www.sevenseasfestival.com/
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